10 reasons why YOU should join RAVE REVIEWS BOOK CLUB (even if you’re NOT a writer!)

If you’re promo-phobic, this may change your marketing experience for the better… It’s done me a power of good! 😀

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1 ~ The Book Club Selections for Review Catalog

There are over 400 members of RRBC and most of them are independent writers and/or publishers. The book catalog has far more than 400 titles in it, from all fiction genres (including Erotica, subject to Club Policy) YA (new Adult), and non-fiction. What I can’t give you is the link to our catalog pages – only members have access rights to these, so it’s literally an exclusive bookstore for us RRBC people to discover, fresh, exciting new authors and titles.
CLICK HERE for RRBC to join now!

2 ~ Your Fellow Members are AWESOME!

Because the RRBC site is a blog, there’s plenty of little nooks around for you to interact with your fellow members, such as – Book Chat; Peer Support; Social Media Savvy (RRBC style!) andjust so you might see us around…

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Publishing Advice – Practices & Principles

More sage advice from indie publishing wizard Dave Bricker!

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This is a ‘must-read’ article for all indie writer-publisher, however experienced they thinkthey are!

Dave Bricker is my self-publishing guru – he was the person I needed to meet when I took the plunge and  decided to self-publish. Click the link and get yourself over to THE WORLD’S GREATEST BOOK and subscribe, subscribe, subcribe! 😉

I’m Dave Bricker,transparent-charMFA: author, editor, graphic designer, interactive developer, and design educator. I help writers turn well-crafted manuscripts into beautiful, high-quality books. My website offers straight talk for writers about producing and marketing excellent books, eBook technology, book design, typography, writing, literacy, and the publishing business.

Thank you for reading. Enjoy your publishing journey and get in touch if you want help making your book excellent.

—Dave Bricker

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New, improved book trailer for Dreamless Roads!

Well – after the vid promo with RRBC for Dreamless Roads got such great feedback last month, I’ve been tweaking away with adding a narration track to the original  music only trailer (HERE). We had a lot of constructive critique over the descriptions in smaller sized text and some people’s difficulty in de-ciphering it quickly enough (it’s easy to read if you know what’s there before the slide moves on, not so much if it’s your first time!), despite reminders to go full screen etc. It was a couple of comments from sight-impaired viewers that drove the point home for me however, as of course not being able to read the descriptions of the various tales is counter-productive to showing how fab Dreamless Roads really is!

So – here’s the official premiere of the new narration-led Dreamless Roads book trailer, keeping all the old imagery and our lovely music track from The Imitation Game…

Really sharp learning curve on this, which saw me purchasing my first ever proper headset mic’ and drinking lots of warm tea and honey,  so my voice wasn’t even croakier on the voiceovers… Please do share the new trailer with all your social circles on or offline – the link is https://youtu.be/Ytx8sCRwYoM 😉

RRBC HOLIDAY TRAIN “BOOK TRAILER” BLOCK PARTY!!!

Welcome to Rave Reviews Book Club’s HOLIDAY TRAIN “BOOK TRAILER” BLOCK PARTY here at DreamWorlds Publishing – the BLOG!

Location ~ somewhere near the lair of the Beast of Bodmin Moor, Cornwall, UK

 

Here’s What I’m Giving Away Today:
(will ship anywhere)


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signed Dreamless drRoads paperback

Dreamless Roads T-shirt (Zazzle)

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Dreamless Roads Mouse mat (Zazzle) 

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Dreamless Roads Desk calendar (Viking)

# of Winners for this stop: 4

 

Click below to watch my book trailer for ‘Dreamless Roads – a fantasy anthology’ 

(be sure to switch to full screen and crank the quality settings to HD/max resolution for the best possible view! 😉 )

If you enjoyed it, please click the ‘thumbs up’ button and share it on your social media pages. To win one of the prizes listed above, leave a comment on YouTube as well.

CLICK HERE ~ to go to the other listings on Rave Reviews Book Club’s HOLIDAY TRAIN “BOOK TRAILER” BLOCK PARTY (updated daily!)

Thanks!!!

What you should do next

Adding to the DreamWorlds blog (with buying links!) 😉

Perians Journey

Shadows of the Trees

Dreamless Roads

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Now that you have bought your copies of Perian’s Journey, Shadows of the Trees, and Dreamless Roads, what should you do next? Here is a simple step-by-step guide.

  1. Read each book from beginning to end
  2. Buy more copies for all your friends
  3. Tell your local library staff that they must stock all three
  4. Tell your local bookshop the same
  5. Write a review of each item on;
  • Amazon
  • Goodreads
  • WordPress
  • LinkedIn
  • Your own Blog
  • Facebook
  • Other people’s Blogs
  • And anywhere else you can think of.

Simples!

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RRBC HOLIDAY TRAIN “BOOK TRAILER” BLOCK PARTY!!!

RRBC HOLIDAY TRAIN “BOOK TRAILER” BLOCK PARTY!!! See MILELE SAFARI the YouTube trailer http://bit.ly/1ING3Ra

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Welcome to Rave Reviews Book Club’s HOLIDAY TRAIN “BOOK TRAILER” BLOCK PARTY here at Jan Hawke INKorporated!

Location ~ somewhere near the lair of the Beast of Bodmin Moor, Cornwall, UK

Here’s What I’m Giving Away Today:
(will ship anywhere)

webcov1signed Milele Safari paperback

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Milele Safari T-shirt (Zazzle)

your choice of 3 designs

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Milele Safari Mouse mat (Zazzle) 

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Milele Safari Desk calendar (Viking)

# of Winners for this stop: 4

Click below to watch my book trailer for ‘Milele Safari – an Eternal Journey!

If you enjoyed it, please click the ‘thumbs up’ button and share it on your social media pages. To win one of the prizes listed above, leave a comment on YouTube as well.

CLICK HERE ~ to go to the other listings on Rave Reviews Book Club’s HOLIDAY TRAIN “BOOK TRAILER” BLOCK PARTY (updated daily!)

Thanks!!!

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Brand spanking new book trailer for Dreamless Roads!

Well I finally got around to catting about with book trailers (or slideshows to be more exact) as part of my ‘marketing and promotion’ learning curve! This is a whistle-stop sweep through Dreamless Roads to showcase some of all the contributing authors’ stories visually, to give a flavour of each tale. Whilst these snapshots may not be completely faithful to the plotlines, I hope they do illustrate the gist of the stories, and the rich diversity of SF&F contained in our first publication.

The trailer will be the centrepiece of a promotional blog post for Dreamless Roads this coming Tuesday 29th September, as part of the RRBC ‘Back to School’ Book and Blog Block Party event, so be sure to drop in there at some stage, as there’ll be prizes to be won for everyone who leaves a comment (you don’t have to be an RRBC member to win either!).

I’ve also uploaded the video to YouTube – youtu.be/un9YyCNq-wM and will be tweeting it around ad nausea 😉